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The rise and fall of Arab presidents for life
Owen, Roger

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The rise and fall of Arab presidents for life
Roger Owen

Published 2012 by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The search for sovereignty in an insecure world
The origins of the presidential security state
Basic components of the regimes
Centralized state systems in Tunisia, Syria, Egypt, and Algeria
Presidents as managers in Sudan, Libya, and Yemen
Constrained presidencies in Lebanon and Iraq after Hussein
The monarchical security states of Jordan, Morocco, Bahrain, and Oman
The politics of succession
The question of Arab exceptionalism
The sudden fall.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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Library of Congress
DS39 .O84 2012

The Physical Object

p. cm.

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